Vania Maldonado is a happily married cat rescuer. Over the past ten years, she's lived in several different places and has helped stray and feral cats everywhere she goes. She's learned a lot in that time, including how to medicate cats, tame kittens, Trap Neuter and Return (TNR) feral cats, and how to place stray kitties with no-kill cat rescues or find them good adoptive, forever homes.
On Monday, July 18, Tammy Sperry and Roger Barrientos went to an abandoned lot to look at some leftover horse equipment. What they found instead was shocking: ten adult horses and two fillies abandoned. Although they had water, Tammy says she saw no food for the animals. The horses were in bad shape; several had open sores, all were suffering from overgrown hooves and severe malnutrition.
The signs of neglect were obvious on the animals: